21 My son found this when he was about 9 years old on one of our yearly camping trips in the North Cascades of Washington State. We were on a rocky sandbar on the river fishing and my son was just running around exploring. He ran up to me and handed me this rock. He did not say anything just gave it to me like he knew I would want it and went back to exploring. I don’t know what it is but I think it is beautiful. Anyone know what it is?
22 I found this in 2013 on a search in New Mexico. Nobody I’ve talked to remembers owning this thing, but they’ve had a few that looked similar.
Oh well, I’m fond of it and I’m not going to spend it. I like to think I touched George Washington. 🙂
23 In 1968, at age 14, I accompanied my Grandfather on an archaeological dig in Palestine. The ’67 war had just occurred and Israel occupied the West Bank and Biblical site of Ai/Et-Tell, which Joshua reportedly had destroyed. I worked on excavating tombs and searching for tombs in the Wadi Asas. As I searched I would tap the rock outcroppings and listen for hollow sounds in the stone. I discovered the only unopened tomb in nine seasons of excavations. We excavated and found the opening was covered by a large circular rock which we rolled aside. The first to enter the tomb I found it filled with silt/sediment. I uncovered this tear vase, which mourners would cry into to show God they cared, on a stone shelf in the first room. Israel allowed the dig director to keep 10% of the archaeological finds and he returned it to me.
24 This nickel sized pebble, at first, appeared to be just that. To my surprise, upon further inspection it turned out to be a really cool stone bead with a face carved into it ! Three feet away we found two very sweet arrow heads. We did not find the Chest on this search last week, but the adventure was beyond words…My search partner and I sat at this spot for quite a while conjuring up ideas about the natives who used this rock shelter and how long ago it must have been. The feeling one gets in a spot like this is surreal. Good luck everyone and happy hunting !
25 My son and I found this unique rock while on a hunting trip.
It was in a dry creek bed, not up on dry land.
We don’t have a clue whom we should ask what it may mean.
Never got a response from Scott Wolter???
Can anyone suggest how to learn more. Thanks. 🙂
26 I had followed the poem precisely as I deciphered it and spotted something in the distance to my amaze, and after some critical thinking decided that somewhere below it must be the blaze. I made my way slowly down the steep rocky rim as the task before me looked a little grim. Making my way along the base of the steep bluff, things weren’t nearly quite as rough, then I spied it there on the rock the alpha and omega an immortal clock. What does this mean, is it marking a grave a treasure I’m not really sure, I haven’t figured it out but I’m sure it symbolizes something with out a doubt. It will take you more to find this than just being wise, it will take some imagination, a bit of luck and four eyes. I haven’t given up on this blaze of mine, Ill continue to search it when I find time, but my research has led me other ways and Ill continue the chase to the end of days. I actually found this while out hunting for Fenn’s treasure, but left it so others could find it, plus I would need a jolly green giant sized pocket to bring it home. If any one thinks they know what this symbolizes let me know please, I would be curious to find out.
27 Found this on an (unsuccessful) search along the river.
28 I found this old beer bottle at the base of a tree stump near Chama while looking for the chest. In my mind it was left there by some old cowboy cooling off after a hard day in the sun. Aside from being a cool bottle from the 1920s or earlier it has a Calla Lilly or Skunk Cabbage branded into it. Even more odd is that the flower is upside down. Made my day to find it. Maybe someone out there knows more about beer bottles than me. I’d sure like to know what brewery used these bottles.
29 Found this little antler shed in the Carson National Forest while looking for Forrest’s chest around the Brazos. I know other people find tons of these but this was my first one and only one so far. I keep it on my desk at work.
30 I was hitching along 20 in Idaho on my way to Yellowstone. I saw this gold glint in the dirt. Don’t have to tell you what I thought it was. lol. Since it was from Forrest’s home state I figured it might be good luck.
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